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Parliamentary aspirant Kateshumbwa summoned for violating COVID-19 guidelines

Sheema, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Parliamentary Aspirant Dickson Kateshumbwa has been summoned by the Sheema District COVID-19 taskforce for violating guidelines for controlling the spread of the viral disease issued by both the Ministry of Health and the Electoral Commission.   Kateshumbwa, a former employee of Uganda Revenue Authority is seeking …

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Private school teachers in Gulu receive food aid

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Teachers from private schools in Gulu municipality have received a donation of relief food. The food donated by Calvary Chapel and distributed through the Gulu COVID-19 taskforce and was handed over to about 540 teachers on Sunday. The donation was 5 tonnes of maize …

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Rukiga district leaders query ambulance donation from MP Kabafunzaki

Rukiga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A dispute has erupted between Hebert Kabafunzaki, the Rukiga County Member of Parliament, district officials and residents over an ambulance. The dispute started after Kabafunzaki handed over an ambulance registration number UAU 677X to Rukiga district COVID-19 taskforce to transport patients from villages to …

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Kabale COVID-19 taskforce accused of politicizing food distribution

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabale Municipality residents are up in arms accusing the area COVID-19 Taskforce of politicizing relief food distribution. The task force has so far received 65 tons of relief food from politicians, the business community and other groups to feed locals whose livelihood was disrupted by …

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Moroto MPs refuse to donate UGX 20m to district Covid-19 taskforce

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The refusal by Members of Parliament from Moroto to donate 20 million shillings to the district COVID-19 taskforce has angered district leaders. John Baptist Lokii, the MP for Matheniko County and Stella Atyang, the Moroto District Woman MP informed the District COVID-19 taskforce that …

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Mukono taskforce blocks politicians from food distribution exercise

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono Covid-19 taskforce has warned politicians against being involved in the distribution of relief food. The task force argues that the distribution exercise should be carried out by Local Defense Unit-LDU officers, army and members from the Red Cross society. This follows reports that …

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